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The Snow Child
This is a beautiful story/fairytale. Really nice, well written. Highly recommend.
Mar 09, 2012
Mar 08, 2012
Worth Dying For (Jack Reacher, #15)
Classic Child. Very entertaining, fast moving. Always an easy, fun read. Love Jack Reacher character
Nov 16, 2010
Nov 07, 2010
No Impact Man
So this was pretty interesting considering it was a guy and his wife and daughter who live in NY and basically became a no trash family. Did not take...more
Jan 18, 2010
Jan 18, 2010
Family Pictures
Great book. You know what it's about from minute one but it doesn't matter. It's just interesting how it evolves. Check it out.
not set
May 03, 2013
The Girl in the Italian Bakery
I'd probably give this 3.5 stars if I could. This was the strangest autobiography I ever read. It was so unsatisfying. He spent pages and pages on his...more
Jan 31, 2011
Jan 31, 2011
The Irresistible Henry House
Amazing book. It was a very unique premise. I had to keep checking if it was non-fiction at first. It's fiction. The characters were interesting and w...more
Apr 07, 2010
Apr 04, 2010
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
This woman is insane. A lot of this true book is horrifyingly funny. It's crazy stuff and fairly entertaining. I didn't think I would read the whole t...more
Apr 14, 2011
Apr 14, 2011
Between a Rock and a Hard Place
I was worried about reading this but it really was an amazing story. He is too much of a daredevil and I don't necessarily like that part of his perso...more
Jan 11, 2011
Jan 06, 2011
Heart of the City: Nine Stories of Love and Serendipity on the Streets of New York
Non-fiction, yet again. Seems like most books are non-fiction these days. I am not a big fan of short stories, but I decided to take this collection o...more
Mar 13, 2011
Mar 12, 2011
Yes, Chef: A Memoir
I really liked it. Toward the end it dragged a little and I know it's part of who chefs are but he is very full of himself. That said, he tells and in...more
Aug 22, 2012
Aug 22, 2012
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time
I would have given four stars to the first half of this book. It started to drag for me a ways in. Also, I'm very practical and he isn't so at times I...more
May 12, 2010
May 09, 2010
A Rope and a Prayer: A Kidnapping from Two Sides
I had high hopes for this. He does a very detailed review of the history of the region but there was something missing from this. It was scary but in...more
Feb 07, 2011
Feb 07, 2011
The Solitude of Prime Numbers
So I usually don't read translated books. I try but rarely get through them. This is an amazingly written book. It's easy to get into and has a very u...more
Jun 06, 2010
Jun 06, 2010
Mr. Peanut
If you asked me when I started this book I would have given it six stars for the first 75 pages. From there it became manipulative, convoluted and dow...more
Aug 30, 2010
Aug 30, 2010
The Good Daughter: A Memoir of My Mother's Hidden Life
I didn't expect to be able to get through this book but it ended up being incredibly interesting and engaging. True story about a muslim woman growing...more
Mar 06, 2011
Mar 06, 2011
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
Okay so if you are in the mood to be profoundly depressed, read this book. The premise is amazing and intriguing but it never goes anywhere except int...more
Sep 20, 2010
Sep 20, 2010
House Rules
Classic Picoult. I've always been a fan and while not as surprising as My Sister's Keeper, this one is also a keeper. I love her characters and the bo...more
Mar 16, 2010
Mar 12, 2010
This starts off so slow moving and leaves a lot of unopened questions although you know where it is headed. I didn't like the teasing. I found it unne...more
Jun 11, 2011
Jun 10, 2011
The Girl Who Chased the Moon
This was a great book --interesting, fun. It was a lot like a fairy tale in some ways which I wouldn't normally like, but somehow it worked. There was...more
May 09, 2010
May 09, 2010
The Girl She Used to Be
I loved this one. I loved the characters. It's a little off the wall and quirky, but ther was something about it. I was thoroughly engrossed. It was a...more
Jun 09, 2010
Jun 07, 2010
Not My Daughter
I am a Barbara Delinsky fan but this one was not up to her usual greatness. It was a little long. I wanted to edit it as it dragged at times. It was a...more
Feb 25, 2010
Feb 22, 2010
My Brother My Sister: Story of a Transformation
This is a story about the writers brother who decides to go through gender transformation. I was looking forward to hearing the story and the personal...more
not set
Oct 14, 2013
Every Last One
I'm ususally a big Quindlen fan but I found this one a wee bit whiny at times and it dragged a little. Like most of her books it was very depressing....more
Jun 04, 2010
Jun 04, 2010
Back Spin (Myron Bolitar, #4)
I love Harlan Coben, and saw this book on the shelves int he library as a 7-day loan. Thinking it was a new one, I took it out. Was written in 1997, s...more
not set
Feb 27, 2011
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
I liked the beginning of this book more than the second half. It is organized very strangely. While it gives you insight into the industry, you really...more
Jan 23, 2011
Jan 23, 2011
Big Girl
Okay. Yes I read Danielle Steel. These inane,predictable books provide easy entertainment. I've gotten to the point when I carry them, I"m a little em...more
May 16, 2010
May 16, 2010
Gone Girl
When I s started this book, all I wanted to do was call in sick and spend the day reading it. I didn't, but it really draws you in quickly and you are...more
Aug 04, 2012
Jul 31, 2012
Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
this book was amazing. He recounts so many experiences from the eight years he spent as a surgical resident and also researched stories of doctors who...more
Jul 26, 2010
Jul 20, 2010
Long Drive Home
This book freaked me out. It is quite the thriller. I hated the main character. Such an idiot. Just does really dumb things, but despite that I had a...more
Aug 02, 2011
Aug 02, 2011
Night Road
Okay, it started off a little too much like every other mediocre book but in the end I really liked it. It was an interesting story and I spend the la...more
Jun 05, 2011
Jun 05, 2011
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